#amwriting: Getting Out of a Dither

I usually use the hashtag, #writingcraft for my first post of the month. Be that as it may, I found the hashtag, #amwriting a little more appropriate for the subject this time. You may not think so at first but please bear with me. § As I’ve told you, I’ve been taking a free online …

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#writingcraft: The Comparison Ruse

It was back in 2013 when I decided to try to write a novel for the first time. Even then, I knew my skills were patchy, still are for that matter. Nevertheless, I wrote just under 60,000 words for my first draft that year. What got me through it? At the time, I didn’t know …

Weekly Recap 3/14

Even trying to think up a title for this type of post was mind-boggling. I like using words that many forget about, especially when it come to the title. But with this type of post, there isn’t a lot to choose from. Here it is, for better or worse. Ugly Baby Challenge Course - I …

I've Returned

I wish I could have thought of a better title for this post. This one is bland, isn’t it? I even looked at a thesaurus. The word, returned, is as exciting as it gets. I’ve missed reading your blogs. Were you even aware that I was absent from your domains? Chances are you didn’t know. …

The Shindig

I knew the value of being in junior high school. I think most of the kids who lived on my street were the same as me, taking it as one of the many changes in life that inevitable. I was aware that junior high school didn’t mean I was becoming an adult. I was grounded …

The Odd One Out

One of my friends here in cyber space, Linda Hewitt, asked six questions in a post from February 2013. There was one in particular that hit home for me, although not in the way Linda ever thought it would. You see, Linda’s blog is all about confidence. In most of her posts, she asks the …